Simon Paul Wilson’s Top Reads From 2021
Although 2021 was pretty awful, it was a good one for horror fiction. I read close to 70 books, and the vast majority of them were fantastic.
I’ve compiled two ‘Best Of’ lists, one for collections and one for novels/novellas.
All of the ten books I’m about to mention are fantastic reads and truly worthy of your time.
Here we go…
Favourite 5 Collections of 2021:
Dark Missives by Dan Howarth
Paths Best Left Untrodden by Kev Harrison
Between Light And Shadow by Sarah Jane Huntington
The Collapse Of Ordinary by Steve L. Clark
Hunger For Death by Joshua Marsella
Favourite 5 Novels/Novellas of 2021:
Cunning Folk by Adam Nevill
The Watchers by A. M. Shine
Melancholia by Matt Wildasin
The Burning Girls by C. J. Tudor
Cabin Terror by Sarah Jane Huntington
Huge thanks to all these fine authors and their awesome horrors! !
Simon Paul Wilson
Simon Paul Wilson is a U.K. based writer of horror and science fiction.
He is currently writing a cyberpunk horror trilogy, the first of which is GhostCityGirl and was published by Not A Pipe publishing in 2020.
Click this link for more info: Ghost City Girl
There now follows a list of writers who have influenced his reading tastes and writing style:
James Herbert. Stephen King, Shaun Hutson, Clive Barker, China Mieville, Haruki Murakami, Carlton Mellick III, Brian Keene, and Adam Nevill.
Simon lives somewhere in the middle of England with his wonderful family. He likes to listen to post-rock and progressive rock at loud volumes. He also plays a mean air bass.
Follow him on Twitter: @spwzen